The Paris Agreement is a curious one. Ostensibly, it commits to keeping the rise of global temperature well below two degrees. At the same time, it contains little binding international law capable of delivering on its promise.
This article will analyse the various speaker events and panels (listed here) from day one of COP21. There were many encouraging speeches throughout day one – but does converging political rhetoric actually mean that
The world is now waiting in suspense as world leaders and activists alike gather in Paris for the 21st meeting of the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change: the largest international climate change
The negotiations from the 31th of August – 4th of September in Bonn, Germany provided yet another piece for the ‘Paris puzzle’. Bonn was the penultimate session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for
On 7 July, Minister for the Environment Tim Groser announced New Zealand’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution the global climate deal in Paris this December. New Zealand commits to reduce GHG emissions to 30% below